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Al Jazeera America
Jan 13, 2014 3:00am EST
headlines. >> i'm lisa fletcher and you are in the it stream. no question olympic hopefuls endure gruelling training. many say they are enduring psychological and sexual abuse at the hands of their coaches. we discuss the dark side of the road to the olympics.
Al Jazeera America
Jan 6, 2014 7:00pm EST
glimpse of what is ahead. a copier. >>> lisa fletcher joins with what is coming up on "the stream." lisa, we hear about legalizing drugs, but it is usually different in different states. >> that's right. and tonight we're breaking it down asking if american's opinions are changing as much as advocates indicate. >> that's going to be interesting. don't miss "the stream" right after "real money." >>> the price of a bitcoin spiked above $1,000, as zinga announced it is going to accept the currency. so now you can use fake money to buy fake stuff from video games. bitcoins are not regulated by any banking authority. the value of one bitcoin topped a thousand, but then the rally stalled after china began limbing its use. >>> the world of retail is transforming fast. the forces of change now include shifting consumer habits and new technology. lynn is the original guru. and is the chief operating officer of limited brands. he joins us from harvard business school where he is now working. lynn good to see you. >> great to be with you, aly. >> people want to know what a big thing is. and
Al Jazeera America
Jan 24, 2014 7:00pm EST
"real money." attacked. the mourners have been refu >> lisa fletcher is here with what is up next on the stream. it sounds, like, detroit but you're talking about puerto rico. >> yes, the similarities are many. what is different is how this u.s. territory got into an $87 billion predicament and the effect it is having on wall street. >> the likelihood of sovereign debt relief. >> don't miss "the stream" right after "real money." >> financial markets will be on high alert next week as ben bernanke heads his last meeting as chairman of the federal reserve. emerging markets are selling off because of worries of the feds pulling back on stimulus in the economy. the crisis and the feds roll in it is the subject of a new al jazeera documentary called "money for nothing: inside the federal reserve." it was narrated by liev schreiber. [♪ music ] >> it's supposed to insure the safety and soundness of the financial system. the fed is supposed to be the guardian of financial stability, preventing chaos in markets. now usually it can do that. in the summer of 2008 it couldn't do that. but we d
Al Jazeera America
Jan 8, 2014 7:00pm EST
feasible because of >> lisa fletcher is here with a look at what is coming up on "the stream" . we're looking at online gambling. >> three states allow it, and many more are considering it, not surprisingly. there has been a move in congress to make things uniform and legalize it across the boa board. >> also not surprisingly there are some people who made a lot of money because gambling isn't available everywhere. i heard that sheldon adelson is starting a campaign against this. >> oh, yes. we'll cover all of this. >> that's right after "real money." >> there was only one 3d printing company. this year for the first time in the show's history, 46-year history, separate and sizable space is devoted to the sow called third dimension showcasing nine exhibiters and their product. jake ward visited the 3d printing tech zone and joins us from las vegas with some of the highlights. a.j. good to see you. what did you see at the 3d printing tech zone? >> you know, the amazing thing about this show, ali, as you mentioned is the explosion of 3d printing. it makes possible a whole new category o
Al Jazeera America
Jan 9, 2014 7:00pm EST
formal education isn't feasible because of the secur >>> lisa fletcher is here now with what is coming up on "the stream." i was distushed about your show, olympic hopefuls willing abused by their coaches? >> yeah, athletes say there is a long history of abuse. >> all right. who have you got on the show? >> great guests including two former olympians who worked to expose the issue and protect athletes. >> all right. do not miss "stream" right after "real money." >>> a already $194.9 billion, the commerce department shows that's the value of all of the goods and services that the united states exported in november. that includes stuff sold by small businesses like home style foods. exports account for 20% of his sales. we last spoke to david in late august just as he was kicking off a new company that sells goat meat. let's get an update. david good to see you again. you and i have talked for some years now about manufacturing and being a small business person and the fact you export things. now you have gotten into this new business. you were exporting sausages to other countrie
Al Jazeera America
Jan 22, 2014 7:00pm EST
explain as "real money" continues. >> lisa fletcher is here on the stream. the difficulty americans have talking about death and dying and how social media is changing that. >> david, our guests are amazing. some documenting these journeys of terminal illness and others going through it. you would think this would be depressing but these people are living life and encouraging others to do the same. >> don't miss the stream right after "real money." >> according to a new report by the u.s. conference of mayors all 363 metropolitan areas in the united states in 2014 are now predicting growth. that would be dramatic. one of the cities anticipating an economic surge is kokomo, indiana, the hoosier state 13th largest city suffered a lot during the financial crisis. joining from indianapolis, greg, what has been the key to fueling the turn around in kokomo? >> well, we think it's a compilation of a lot of different things. the cities that are doing the right things are seeing an insurge of people moving to their communities. we have changed the way we operate. we've become more efficient.
Al Jazeera America
Jan 3, 2014 7:00pm EST
fan. that's next on "real money." >> lisa fletcher is here with what is coming up on "the stream" . often in college sports what is lost is preparation for the real word. >> in the 98% who don't go pro feel unprepared for real life. we'll talk about how choices are made under the shadow of powerful messages from the schools and coaches. >> don't miss "the stream" right after "real money." >> during the seven-year period between 5 and 2012 spending on college football programs have more than doubled. schools have spent $20 million on their programs with alabam alabama 2011 and 2012 national championship leading in $41 million in expenses. the biggest driver in that spending the head coach's salary that average $2 million a year. universities are literal by betting millions on coaches and assistants and support staff in the hopes of producing a football powerhouse, and what does that winning mean to an university's bottom line? the fight for the fight an for e soul of college football" auth author. >> the costs are intangible because the top 30 programs will make money. but beyond
Al Jazeera America
Jan 20, 2014 7:00pm EST
. this is what we do. al jazeera america. >>> lisa fletcher joins us now with what is next on "the stream." people never want their money wasted especially true when we're in a tough economy in >> yes, and case in point tonight. just outside of baton rouge, moving to start their own city and school district. >> and the rest of baton rouge is not happy about it. >> yeah, not so much, but it raises a larger issue of what happens when people become disenchanted with local government and low-performing schools. >>> lake tahoe is one of northern california's most popular and lucrative tourist destinations. but a record drought is drying up business for resorts like sierra at tahoe on the southern of the lake. typically in a full season ending in april, they get about 480 inches of snow. lack of snow has hit the resort hard. it has seen a 50% decline in business this year. john rice is general manager at sierra-at-tahoe, and joins us now from the resort in twin bridges, california. john thanks for being with us. how is your staff getting creative? i understand there's a snow bucket briga
Al Jazeera America
Jan 21, 2014 7:00pm EST
these u.n. compounds and they are the >> lisa fletcher is here now with what is ahead on the stream. we have the new fly list and the first person who managed to get herself off of it. >> it took only eight years and $3.8 million. her case may open the door to transparency of who is on the list and how you get there. >> wasn't ted kennedy on the list at one time? >> yes, and infants and nelson mandela. we'll look at how there are fewer of them while protecting american interests. >> that's "the stream" right after "real money." >> the international monetary fund has just delivered a new positive outlook on the global economy. now predicting growth of 3.7% up from 3% in 2013. the group said the united states is seeing increasingly solid gains and can expect the economy to throw a percentage point more than last year. but the imf is warning deflation when the prices of goods and assets are falling could put the global recovery at risk. risk to the global economy are our key focus to the business and political leaders gather in switzerland for the annual meeting for the world economic foru
Al Jazeera America
Jan 30, 2014 7:00pm EST
could get a taste of the of -hyped smart glasses. >> lisa fletcher joins me now with what's on "the stream." you're talking about sex trafficking on major sports event. we hear the stories about this every year, and i have to wonder if it's fact or fiction. >> that's what we're going to try to figure out. ali. no doubt it's a concern, but is it blown out of proportion for politicians and athletes? >> don't miss it after "real money." >> amazon delivered a 20% jump in sales during the final months of 2013, but that increase was far less than analysts had predicted. fueling high expectations when it announced last month that the amazon prime service had a record service in the third week of december. it costs 79 bucksa year to get free shipping. and they will consider raising the price by 20 to $40 because of the fuel and shipping costs. and it's all clicking for google. the company reported it's best sales in years during the final months of 2014, thanks to a 30% rise and the number of times that people click on search ads. the profits were a little week, because the amount of time f
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2014 7:00pm EST
more as "real money" continues. >> lisa fletcher with what is coming up on "the stream" . a number of books challenge or banned across the united states last year. >> right, we're looking at the why and the select actual freedom and community values. >> i want my kids exposed to the braddest range available, but some people want more of a voice of what their kids read. >> that's a critical part of the discussion. introducing literature responsebly, freedom and the standards of the community. >> that's right after "real money." >> manufacturers in new york state say business conditions this month are the britney spears they've seen in more than a year. factories are getting more new orders and shipping more goods. manufacturing recovery is important ingredient in the recovering economy. and president obama announced the creation of a high tech manufacturing institute in north carolina. the idea is to boost job creation by establishing hubs where universities and businesses develop a new generation of manufacturing technology. think robots. robots are part of the business that makes aut
Al Jazeera America
Jan 23, 2014 7:00pm EST
. the mourners have been >> >>> lisa fletcher joins us now with what is coming up on "the stream." what do you have for us tonight? >> we're going to be talking about al-qaeda and how it has evolved. al-qaeda-affiliated groups are gaining ground. >> sounds like an important discussion. don't miss "the stream" right after "real money." >>> the bitterly cold weather across the midwest and east continues to heat up the price of natural gas. prices of the comedy used to heat more than half of u.s. homes rise to the highest prices since june of 2011. and there may not be much relief in site. the cold snap could last through february 1st. >>> new signs of a slowdown in the housing recovery's momentum, home prices saw their smallest monthly gain in nearly a year. and sales of existing homes slowed down as well. extreme weather could effect real estate and the company ebb even further according to carl riccadonna who joins us now. explain the impact, carl. >> well, we saw it in the december employment report. there was a big weather dampening effect, no pun intenninged, and we see it in home sa
Al Jazeera America
Jan 17, 2014 7:00pm EST
right here. >> lisa fletcher with had a is coming up on "the stream" . glen greenwald on your program tonight. >> that's right. we're going talk to glen a lot. >> that is a must-see episode of "the stream".headed our way after real money. a. >> will new york city the big apple, america's financial capitol be the nation ace next big technology hub? some influential people are betting yes. mayor bloomberg assigned a piece of land between manhattan and queens to cornell tech, a program dedicated to reinventing graduate level education. it's curriculum connects business skills with technical skills which is crucial in a modern world where tech is part of all industries. only eight opportunities were enrolled when the program launches. joining me now, th good to see . >> yes, the big apple is going to become the tech center. >> the fact is like all industries those jobs are coming back. how did this discussion come up and how did it end? >> this is a brain child of mayor bloomberg and his team looking for a new talent pool to take advantage of all those industries that you just talked abou
Al Jazeera America
Jan 2, 2014 7:00pm EST
story and more on "real money." >>> lisa fletcher joins us with what is coming up on "the stream," and you are talking about proposed laws that could make environmental protests terrorism. >> that's right. oregon is considering bills that punish non-violent protests with $25,000 fines and years in prison. it could have a chilling effect on all sorts of activism. >> all right. "the stream" right after "real money." >>> a new revelation is invading though consumer world, it's called wearable technology, and has companies literally competing for space on your body, from smart watches like these, to smart glasses, smart bras, and even smart socks. bill wasik is the senior editor at "wired" magazine, who says sales could take off faster than the smart phone. bill what are you seeing in consumer appetite for these new devices and profitability for the companies that make them? >> in 2013 it was really fitness trackers that took off. you had big companies like nike and adidas, little companies like jawbone and fit bit making these little devices that track what you are doing, and help m
Al Jazeera America
Jan 10, 2014 7:00pm EST
and >> lisa fletcher is here with what is coming up on the stream. it's been four years since the haiti earthquake. billions of dollars in aid went somewhere, but if you ask the haitians, they were not the ben factors. >> this screams the aid is unavailable. and how to make sure that your donations count. >> another great episode after a great week of the stream.right after "real money." >> well, if you love that new car smell there is only one place in the world to be next week. the motor city. we're counting down to the detroit auto show. american car makers earn the right to show off this year with big sales under the hood. i'll be bringing you the show live from the floor of the cobo convention center on monday. let's go for a preview. mark, the auto critic for the detroit free press which is the place you want to be. mark, there are years in the last decades where i would have been interviewing a guy like you on the friday before the auto show, and there would not have been a smile on your face. there were dark years in the auto industry. >> we've come through the valley of d
Al Jazeera America
Jan 27, 2014 12:30pm EST
stephanie sy, "the stream" is coming up next. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you're in the stream. social media talk about life, but what about death? how we discuss changing one tweet at a time. bringing in the community program is our digital producer, raj, and even when we put the topic out there. >> it resonated in a big way. we are flooded with tweets and personal stories. and i'm going to share a few of them. we're tweeting about marriages and birth and photos of our kids, and it seems that death is the inevitable cycle of life. roger says, we tumble our way through emotions, and the internet creates ways to help others going through the same motions. >> what about you? do you think that you would put it on line. >> i thought about it, and i would. since you and i share so much with the online community, i think that death and getting to that stage, i would want to share it, to not feel alone, and to talk to my community about that important stage in life. >> i wonder if, he started organically started tweeting about the impending death of his mother and how millions of people latch
Al Jazeera America
Jan 7, 2014 2:30am EST
news at the top of every hour. thanks for watching. >>> hi i'm lisa fletcher, and you are in "the stream." was the time fit the crime when it comes to drugs? we look at changing policies versus sentencing realities. ♪ >>> digital producer, wajahat ali is here, bringing in all of your feedback during the show. when we talk about policies there is always confuse between the difference between decriminalization and legalness, so i'm tapping into your formal attorney-ness. >> yes. our community is looking at this. and a lot of people are saying with marijuana specifically maybe you should legalize it, since it is a, quote unquote, victimless crime. and the debate on the war on drugs including our third host and speaking about opinions, plenty on them in our community. >> so we'll work on separating the fact from the fiction over the next 30 minutes. colorado is the first state to legalize the recreational use of american. washington is right on its heels. but one state's freedom is a states. and while the feds can choose to honor some of these state laws, they don't have to, leaving
Al Jazeera America
Jan 23, 2014 2:30am EST
lisa fletcher, and you are in "the stream", social media is transforming what we share about life. what about death? is how we are discussing dying changing - one tweet at a time? [ ♪ music ] >> bringing in the community throughout the program is our digital desk. when we put the top i can out there, of death, we saw how it resson stated with people. >> yes, we were flooded with tweets and personal stories. i'll share a few. we are tweeting about memories, birth, showing photos of our kids. death is the inevitable cycle of life. people are sharing and roger is poetic saying: >> and a story: >> we got this one from betty who was suffering from cancer: >> so what about you, if you had a terminal illness, would you open up about it online? >> i thought about it. i think i would. in this day and age, you and i share so much much our lives with the online community, death - i probably would want to share it to not feel alone and isolated. and maybe to tabling to the community about that. >> i wonder if it's people with jobs like ours or we see a lot of celebrities or scott syme jobs,
Al Jazeera America
Jan 4, 2014 12:30pm EST
for updates throughout the day head on over to www.aljazeera.com. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and you're in the stream. only a tiny fraction of those in college sports going pro are colleges setting up student-athletes to fail in the real world? >> waj is here, and he's bringing all of your live feedback, we'll bring out as much as possible. we've been tweeting about this all day and many people say it's the student-athlete's responsibility to determine their destiny, but many say they feel sorry for these young men and women. >> their dividing line is personal responsibility and people feeling empathy saying they're kids, young adults. we have jamie, for anyone, athlete or not, college is what you make of it. you get out of it what you put into it. and on our facebook page,: >> finally on google plus: >> yeah, not that i've ever had that option but many kids feel their careers are that limited. less than 2% of college players sign those contracts and become professional athletes. for many who don't make the cut adjusting to life after sports is challenging to say the least. there
Al Jazeera America
Jan 16, 2014 11:00pm EST
of "the stream", lisa fletcher is here with us tonight. greenwald is sitting on thousands if not tens of thousands of documents stolen from the n.s.a. government by edward snowden, who is in russia. plenty are calling from clementsy, but america is divided as to whether he's a whisle blower. >> i raised this idea that edward snowden could have held the nation's security in his hands, in the four laptops he allegedly has with him carrying the documents. greenwald's response is if you are going to be mad, be mad at the newspapers that publish the information, not the guy that stole that. >> the people that published it was "the washington post." >> he was in control of the information and handed it to journalists. he is culpable. >> when he handed it over to journalists he said, "i'm providing you with a lot of information much needs to be published, much is what you need to read so you understand how the system works, but not to be published. i'm trusting you as responsible journalists to vet the material and make joyses -- choice." is it >> sounds like greenwald is putting it on the n
Al Jazeera America
Jan 25, 2014 2:30am EST
forward too seeing you again at 6:00 a.m. eastern. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and you're in "the stream." america's greece, $87 billion in debt of the what went wrong in and is federal bailout the answer? >> our producer, raja is here, and raj, a lot of people are surprised about this enormous economic crisis in puerto rico, and how it's affects are affecting the u.s. >> reporter: our digital producer always tells us that puerto ricans are citizens, and most americans don't know: who to blame for the problem? >> if only it was, and a lot of corporations are leaving puerto rico. and it's something that we'll talk about in the show. the nations eyes are focused on economic implosions like detroit and sacramento, but something is brewing in the american territory of puerto rico, where $87 billion in debt is hovering over a population about the size of los angeles. in puerto rico, only 41% of the people that can work do. by comparison, that number is more than 60% on the mainland. with so much debt, comes desperation, and the u.s. territory is trying everything that it can to get back on tr
Al Jazeera America
Jan 29, 2014 12:30pm EST
next, and check us out at aljazeera.com. >> into i'm lisa fletcher, and you're in the stream the the number of books challenged or banned is on the rise much we look at why, and the intersection with community values. clr >> our digital producer is bringing in all your live feedback. all of us at one point or another read a controversial or banned back. it's hard to believe that books like "to kill a mocking bird" is on the list. >> i have read all. check out my facebook page, "captain underpants" all the books challenged or banned. jim says: >> what is graphic, what is objectionable, who decides? >> that is the big point, is it being decided in a vacuum. how does a book become off limits. you may be surprised. books like "captain underpants" and "kite runner". there was a 53% increase in challenged books. and for the same period in 2013. bans are requested by concerned parents to restrict books they find to be inappropriate. before being banned it has to go through a process. objecti objectionable content ranges from sexually explicit material or violence. a complaint can include mu
Al Jazeera America
Jan 13, 2014 7:30pm EST
>>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and you are in the stream. the military is ramping up to open combat jobs to women in 2016, but after 55% of female recruits failed the pull-up test, are they ready for the physical demands of combat? ♪ >>> our ding -- digital producer is here tonight. it's so good to have you. >> it's so good to be here. >> man, twitter is exploding. >> it is one of our more extreme active computeties tonight. >> and that says a lot. >> people are talking about it. and we our first ajam "stream" -- ed a ver tiesment . . . so community keep tweeting at us. it's a very active topic. >> it is indeed. women make up 14% of the active duty military, but until recently they weren't allowed to work in ground combat jobs. but leon panetta lifted that ban, and put a deadline to open all jobs or prove why women are unfit. >> i think it's a great thing. i think it's a step forward to more equal opportunity for women. >> i thinkment some females should be allowed in combat. i don't feel it is for every female. >> they should be able to do everything exactly to what the guys have to d
Al Jazeera America
Jan 24, 2014 2:30am EST
own words. that's the news. news at the top of every hour. thanks for watching. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and i'm in the stream. is al qaeda making a come back? >> our digital producer wajahat ali, waj, since 9/11 al qaeda has been viewed by many as our biggest opponent, but there have been questions about how effectively in countering them. >> the killing of osama bin laden as being, a come back is hard to perceive, however we see a resurgence of al qaeda and affiliated groups. and on facebook, aisha says this new group is undefined, a lot more dangerous to peace everywhere. they don't have national ties anymore. and ayman al sawihiri, u.s. createa monsters, they have all heard it. social media's role very topic topical. syrian electronic army which is loyal to the assad regime. three years al qaeda has been destroying the syrian state and so forth. this is very topical, very relevant. >> i think created a monster, i'm sure a lot of people are asking how, and we'll get into that. with bin laden dead and its top ranks on the run, president obama says al qaeda' al qaeda'ss been de
Al Jazeera America
Jan 23, 2014 7:30pm EST
. >> and join the conversation online @ajamstream. >>> hi i'm lisa fletcher and you are in "the stream." its core leadership has been decimated, by is al-qaeda making a comeback? >> our digital producer, wajahat ali is here as always. waj since 9/11 al-qaeda has been viewed by many as our biggest problem. >> yeah, you talked about the december makes, but our online community is very sceptical. and just today, lisa, al-qaeda's number 2 released an auto urging the groups to stop fighting one another. and paul says . . . we have also heard terms like frankenste frankenste frankenstein and hydra. and check this out . . . so this is very topical. very relevant. >> i think paul's tweet is really having saying the u.s. has created a monster. we'll get into that. with bin laden dead, and it's top ranks on the run, president obama says that al-qaeda core has been decimated. he said the organization was on the path to defeat. but many analysts are highlighting a resurgence of al-qaeda. so how is al-qaeda evolved since 9/11? and does it still constitute a serious threat to u.s. national security?
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2014 7:30pm EST
>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and you're in the stream. the number of books being challenged or banned is on the rise. we look at why in the intersection of education and community values. >> our digital producer wajahat ali is here. it's hard to believe that books like "to kill a mockingbird" was on that list. >> check out my facebook page, kite runner, where the wild things are, huk finn, and our facebook, jim has a comment, if you backed a book that offended someone, you would ban every book. serena asked. what counts as a quote unquote dangerous idea? judgment will be arbitrary and here is an interesting one. library comment, i read one day in the life of ivan denisovich. what is graphic, what is objectionable, who gets to decide? >> that's the big point is it being decided in a vacuum? how does a book become offlimits? books like captain underpants and the kite runner have been one of the most challenged books in libraries. the kids, second half of 2012 to the same period in 2013. bans are often requested by concerned parents to restrict books that they find inappropriate. but bef
Al Jazeera America
Jan 3, 2014 2:00am EST
. that's al jazeera news for now. i'm stephanie sy, thank you for watching. >>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you are in "the stream." we'll look at why non-violent protests could lead to historically harsh punishment. ♪ >>> our digital producer, wajahat ali is here, bringing in all of your live feedback through the show. today we're taking an interesting look at what against.
Al Jazeera America
Jan 7, 2014 2:00am EST
. thanks for watching. >>> hi i'm lisa fletcher, and you are in "the stream." was the time fit the crime when it comes to drugs? we look at changing policies versus sentencing realities. ♪ >>> digital producer, wajahat ali is here, bringing in all of your feedback during the show. when we talk about policies there is always confuse between the difference between decriminalization and legalness, so i'm tapping into your formal
Al Jazeera America
Jan 14, 2014 12:00pm EST
out 24 hours aday by going to aljazeera.com. >>> hi i'm lisa fletcher and you are in the "the stream." after 55% of female recruits in marine boot camps failed the pull-up test, are women ready for the physical demands of combat? ♪ >>> our digital producer julio is here tonight. >> i like that. >> thank you. is filling in tonight. and man, twitter is exploding
Al Jazeera America
Jan 8, 2014 2:00am EST
of every hour. thanks for watching. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and you're in "the stream." sex, scandals and politics. 15 years after bill clinton's impeachment trial, are americans more willing to give cheating polices a second chance? our producer, raj is here. and looking at the comments so far, it's interesting, no one has talked about this topic.
Al Jazeera America
Jan 20, 2014 7:30pm EST
>>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you are the stream. can residents break up with their cities? some local louisianians say the best way to solve current city problems is to create a city of their own. ♪ >>> fed up with crime, poor schools and a loss of tax revenues. some residents outside of rat on the rouge, louisiana want to create a new city. they hope to incorporate. they want their own school district and control of the sales tax revenue from the huge mall of louisiana that sits in what would become st. george. but opponents argue that the two are better together, and should work together to fix problems. making the area a poster child for sim situations that are playing out in america. what will it mean if st. george incorporates to create louisiana's fifth larger city. we have seen this playing out online. but tonight people on both sides are really coming together for the first time. >> they are coming together, but as you mention, this is a very polarizing discussion. we have chris on facebook . . . and as you can imagine, on the flip side, john says . . . and from our co
Al Jazeera America
Jan 9, 2014 12:00pm EST
just by going to aljazeera.com. >>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you in the "stream." online gambling is now legal in some states. we ask if online gambling is a bet worth making. ♪ >>> wajahat ali is off tonight, taking the rains is our i digital producer. glad to have you here to do this >> always fun. >> when we start talking about
Al Jazeera America
Jan 8, 2014 2:30am EST
every hour. thanks for watching. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and you're in "the stream." sex, scandals and politics. 15 years after bill clinton's impeachment trial, are americans more willing to give cheating polices a second chance? our producer, raj is here. and looking at the comments so far, it's interesting, no one has talked about this topic. >> we have introduced marijuana and today, sex scandals, i think that we had the salaciousness covered for this week. and speaking of that, we have pastor joel, one of our favorites, and he tweets in, our leaders are a reflection of us. when we see their morality, we're looking in the mirror. and on facebook: and a lot of people thought that. >> yeah, a lot of people say that what you do behind the scenes may have a proclivity of what you do in public. clinton's impeachment trial was definitely, for the first time, a president's sex life was out in the open for everyone to judge, and since then, knowledge of sex scandals has increased dramatically, making it easier to spread the dirty details. americans never seem to fire of the stories, bu
Al Jazeera America
Jan 20, 2014 3:30am EST
website. any time of the day - that's aljazeera.com. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you're in the stream. your government is spying on you, and here's reporting that says how. the president's reforms for the nsa. >> with waj and all we had to do was tell the community that glen was going to be on the show, and twitter exploded. >> with cynicism and skepticism about the proposed nsa reforms. for example: >> jason a bit more snarky: >> i don't know about tapping president obama's phone calls, but senator berni sanders is quite concerned about the nsa tapping members of congress. >> and i'm sure that our phone calls are tapped. >> maybe yours is. >> definitely . >> information provided to greenwald by former nsa contractor edward snowden. it reveals how the government collects phone data, and spies on world leaders. all of this is a concern for privacy advocates along with many americans, but the nsa maintains the program is nothing to fear. according to them they aren't monitoring calls or after the contents of your e-mail. the data helps them to connect the dots between those wish to go h
Al Jazeera America
Jan 13, 2014 7:00pm EST
be told. >>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and you are in the stream. the military is ramping up to open combat jobs to women in 2016, but after 55% of female recruits failed the pull-up test, are they ready for the physical demands of combat? ♪ >>> our ding -- digital producer is here tonight. it's so good to have you. >>
Al Jazeera America
Jan 21, 2014 7:30pm EST
>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and you're in "the stream." are some of the secrets of the no fly list about to be revealed? for the first time, a judge ordered one person taken off the list. does that open the door to more transparency? you're digital producer, raja is here. and while it's very easy for people to be critical of the no-fly list, we saw that all day long, but when i tweeted out, should america get rid of the no-fly list, nobody responded in the affirmative. >> our community seems to be very critical of the community that's in place, but there's a balance between liberate and security here. some have taken extreme measures. one said i had to quit flying: >> all right, well follow long with me for a minute. you are about to fly somewhere on a trip, and you get to the airport and rush through the crowd and wait on those horrendously long lines to be told that you can't get on your flight, not now or ever. they haven't confirmed that you are on the no fly list, but they said you can't be on a plane in the united states or in the airspace. 20,000 people are on the no fly lis
Al Jazeera America
Jan 3, 2014 2:30am EST
. >>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you are in "the stream." we'll look at why non-violent protests could lead to historically harsh punishment. ♪ >>> our digital producer, wajahat ali is here, bringing in all of your live feedback through the show. today we're taking an interesting look at what against. >> yes, and using the hashtag, our community has been tweeting in . . . >> yeah, that term gets thrown around a lot on both sides. protesting for a green planet could land you in jail. issues like frac-ing have brought protesters out in droves. at times resulting in arrested. robert f kennedy, jr. is a environmental lawyer, who himself has been arrested. >> when you have no recourse, we not only have the right but the duty to break the law to show our discontent and put political pressure on the president. >> however, a banner held by anti-frac-ing protesters in oklahoma have some concerned they are being unfairly targeted. oregon is now allowing contractors to sue for disruptive and costly protest activity. when does the activism cross the line? joining us is representative noel who ha
Al Jazeera America
Jan 20, 2014 3:00am EST
- that's aljazeera.com. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you're in the stream. your government is spying on you, and here's reporting that says how. the president's reforms for the nsa. >> with waj and all we had to do was tell the community that glen
Al Jazeera America
Jan 21, 2014 2:00am EST
jazeera america. >>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you are the stream. can residents break up with their cities? some local louisianians say the best way to solve current city their own. ♪ >>> fed up with crime, poor schools and a loss of tax rees
Al Jazeera America
Jan 22, 2014 12:30pm EST
. "the stream" is next. ♪ >>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you in "the stream." are some of the secrets of the no-fly list about to be revealed? for the first time a judge orders one person taken off of the list. does that open the door to more transparency? ♪ >>> our digital producer wajahat ali is here, bringing in all of your live feedback throughout the show. it is very easy of people to be critical of the no-fly list, but when i tweeted out could or should america get rid of its no-fly list, nobody responded in the affirmative. >> yeah, our community seems to be very critical of the plan in place, but some have taken extreme measures . . . on the flip side, lisa, eric says . . . >> all right. well follow along with me here for a minute. you're about to fly somewhere on a trip. you get to the airport, rush through the crowd, wait through the horrendously long lines only to be told you can't get on your flight, not now nor ever. airport officials neither confirm nor deny that you have been put on the no-fly list, but will tell you will not be allowed on a plane. it's estima
Al Jazeera America
Jan 13, 2014 3:30am EST
headlines. >> i'm lisa fletcher and you are in the it stream. no question olympic hopefuls endure gruelling training. many say they are enduring psychological and sexual abuse at the hands of their coaches. we discuss the dark side of the road to the olympics. >> our digital producer will bring in your questions. omar, that's a tendency to look at the olympic environment and think it's structured, disciplined and safe, and a number of athletes say it's anything but. >> a lot of thoughts about the relationship, what qualifies as abusive behaviour. jonathan says a coach's job is to maximise performance. jennifer says: >> of course, for those of you at home, we want you to be part of the conversation. tweet in using the hash tag on the screen. >> going for gold comes with sacrifices. physical, psychological and sexual abuse are part of the equation. from speed scakating to judo athletes are coming forward. 19 speed skaters filed complaints, citing coaches hitting athletes, throwing chairs and bottles, and berating a skater for being fat. a few bodies, like swimming, stepped up and ha
Al Jazeera America
Jan 28, 2014 2:00am EST
watching. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you are in the stream. egreats are an unregulated -- e-cigarettes are an unregulated $1.5 billion industry. how safe are they? >> our digital producer is here bringing you the live feed back for the show. there's a lot of good scugs. people are a
Al Jazeera America
Jan 14, 2014 7:30pm EST
>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you're in "the stream." historically, the u.s. has given aid to its friends, who sometimes end up becoming it's foes. ige want, we'll discuss policy, billions of your tax dollars and potential backlash. >> our digital producer, julio in for raj, and he's bringing in comments thought the program. and when we were tweeting out these real numbers, hundreds of billions of dollars, our question from the community, what do we get out of this? >> for decade, what's in it for me? what's in it for the united states? i actually got a tweet from the chairman, merideth, from california, who is a loyal streamer. he said: so it's a summary of what's happening in egypt. and you can continue to tweet us. >> to pave the way to democracy is upon us. the military now in power, and introducing reforms to roll back freedoms that egyptians had hoped for, is it is this a return to the mub artic era? the support of the egyptian military, despite opposition and a law that prevents it. we'll get into that. 49% of americans are against further aid to egypt. only 7% believe that
Al Jazeera America
Jan 6, 2014 3:00am EST
, aljazeera.com. get the latest on all the stories. >>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you are in "the stream." we'll look at why non-violent protests could lead to historically harsh punishment. ♪ >>> our digital producer, wajahat ali is here, bringing in
Al Jazeera America
Jan 29, 2014 7:00pm EST
jazeera america. i'm ali velshi, thanks for joining us. are. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and you're in the stream. our digital producer, wajahat ali is here, bringing you all the comments from social media. waj, no idea folks from myanmar make up one of
Al Jazeera America
Jan 28, 2014 2:30am EST
watching. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you are in the stream. egreats are an unregulated -- e-cigarettes are an unregulated $1.5 billion industry. how safe are they? >> our digital producer is here bringing you the live feed back for the show. there's a lot of good scugs. people are a little -- discussion on this. people are a little surprised that this is unregulated and is available for kids. >> who would have thought e-cigs can create so much debate. you ask whether it harmful. that's a contention: on the flipside: and a question of whether or not they are a gate way to marijuana or regular smoking: >> derek says the same regulations in place should be in place for ecigs. >> e-cigarette sales doubt to a billion and a half dollars. for many the exploding popularity is a cause for concern. currently unregulated e-cigarettes are blamed for an increase in calls to poison centres. the liquid nicotine cartridges come in many flavours, making them enticing to kids. they are increasingly popular among teams. the number of kids using them nearly doubled. what are the risks associated with e-ci
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